Juliska Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Julie:
French cognate of Julia (downy-bearded, youth), which has been in common use in the English-speaking world since the 1920s.
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- Nicknames for Juliska
Juliska is already a nickname: it's a double diminutive of Julia or sometimes Julianna. I suppose you could drop one or both of the diminutive suffixes to get Julis (YOU-leesh) or Juli (YOU-lee).
- Meanings and history of the name Juliska
Hungarian, diminutive of Julia. Pronounced YOOL-ish-kaw.
- Famous real-life people named Juliska
Mariska Hargitay has a similar name -- Hungarian "Mari" with the "ska" tacked on to make it a diminutive. Basically it's "little Mary." Hungarian pronunciation: MAWR-ish-kaw with a bit of a roll to the "r".
- Juliska in song, story & screen
There's a Hungarian nursery rhyme/song featuring this name in the first verse: "Hopp Juliska, hopp Mariska, hej, gyere vélem egy pár táncra" (roughly, "Jump Julie, jump Mary, hey, come with me for a couple of dances"). There's a fun animated version available on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxOEblYCzNM).